Boston University- United States


5 January 2020


 United States.

(Partially Funded)


Physics PhD Program at Boston university.

The Physics department is trying to make contact between his students and the faculty, as well as between the experimental and theoretical research groups. The students can take advantage of the close collaborations with the faculty and research labs of the College of Engineering, the School of Medicine, the Center for Polymer Studies, Neuroscience, Photonics and the Center for Nanoscience and Nano Biotechnology.

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All newly admitted PhD students will receive a 5-year fellowship offer, which may be a combination of a non-service fellowship, teaching fellowship or doctoral research assistant. See this page for more information.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Physics

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

5 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, or a Bachelor’s Degree in another field with comparable preparation in junior and senior level physics courses including quantum mechanics, intermediate mechanics, electricity and magnetism and statistical/thermal physics.
  • Unofficial transcripts from every college or university attended. Official transcripts will be required by the Graduate School if you are admitted, and upon your accepting our offer of admission.
  • International students must also include certified English translations of all transcripts from each college or university attended.
  • Official GRE General and Physics Subject Test scores. You should have scores sent directly to Boston University from ETS; Boston University’s school code is 3087. Both general and physics subject scores are required.
  • Personal Statement. Please write a brief essay describing your qualifications and objectives. Include any research activities, publications, and independent studies you have completed.
  • Resume or CV.
  • Three Letters of Reference
  • International students must include official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL or the IELTS. For more information, please See:  Guidelines for submitting International Transcripts.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially funded)

  • First-year students typically receive teaching assistant positions. During their second year, students are encouraged to join a research group by applying for a research assistantship. Both research and teaching assistants receive a scholarship for tuition, fees and basic medical insurance, as well as a stipend. The stipend amount for this academic year is $23,340. In addition, students usually work as teaching or research assistants during the summer and receive an additional stipend of $11,670 for a total stipend of $35,010 for the academic year. See this page for more information.

How to Apply

First step: Register to the official website. When creating your account, please be sure to use a permanent, non-school-related email address.

Second step: Submit the following documents:

  • Transcripts.
  • Three recommendations.
  • Personal statement/statement of purpose.
  • Resume/CV.
  • Score from Test of English as a Foreign Language.


  • In order to complete the online application you must be able to pay the application fee( nonrefundable  $95) with a credit card. If you do not able to afford this fees, please check the fee Waiver Instructions from here.
  • Please note that uploaded transcripts must be legible and in English. Please ensure you upload a high-resolution image of your transcript; scans are preferred.

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